There is such a thing as over-mining a psychosis, and if the Of Montreal songwriter hasn’t reached a personal limit, it’s telling that his recent albums have devolved into spit-flecked, cleverly produced noise. Does Barnes need an extended sabbatical or an Off Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar to manage? Tough to say, but then again, there’s no harm in clamming up and reassessing artistic principles.
Fri., March 30, 6 p.m.; Sat., March 31, 6 p.m., 2012
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